Drew Courtney (New South Wales, AUS), 31, has won the ASP WQS 6-Star Prime Islas Canarias Santa Pro on the island of Lanzarote today, after defeating runner-up Bernardo Miranda (Sao Paulo, BRA), 26, in spectacular nine-to-twelve foot (3 to 4 meter) surf at the back-up venue of La Santa Lefthanders.
After calling a lay day for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California yesterday, today’s action saw Steamer Lane come alive to deliver a pumping four-to-six foot (1.5 metre) swell while the event’s top seeds displayed an amazing performance of progressive surfing for the local Santa Cruz crowd.
The Islas Canarias Santa Pro witnessed massive winds and solid five-to-six foot (1.5 to 2 meter)) waves today, the event going mobile for the second time of the week to the nearby location of El Muelle. With the eight Man-on-man battles of Round 4 completed in the testing surf, the ASP WQS 6-Star Prime will name its champion tomorrow.
The ASP WQS 6-Star Prime Islas Canarias Santa Pro got closer to its business-end today with last sixteen men decided in wind-blown consistent five-foot (1.5 meter) waves at San Juan. With Round 3 wrapping-up by the day’s end after an exciting series of 3-Man battles, things are set for an intense finish when the first Man-on-man match-ups hit the water tomorrow.
The ASP WQS 6-Star Prime Islas Canarias Santa Pro got back in motion at its main venue of San Juan, the expected consistent surf coming to reality for the second day of competition.